Welcome to the Women's Fund for the Fox Valley Region, Inc., an organization creating positive social change by investing in the unique needs and talents of women and girls. The Women's Fund pools together gifts both large and small from a broad base of donors to support our grants, education and advocacy work. With donor support, the Women's Fund is a leader in impacting social issues concerning women and girls by funding organizations that create positive change in our communities.
Worldwide and locally, women and children are disproportionately represented among victims of violence and poverty. In Northeast Wisconsin, 9% of households are headed by a single mother, yet these households make up 25% of the region's households in poverty. When you give a woman equal access to opportunity, her family and community will thrive.
Click here to find a copy of the complete Status of Women in Wisconsin Report.
Wine, Women & Art - A Call for Art
Planning is underway for the second annual Wine, Women & Art event to be held at the Aylward Gallery on the UW-Fox Valley campus. The event will be March 20, 2014 so be sure to save the date! If you are an artist and are interested in creating artwork for this event, click here for more information.
Project Grant Deadline is February 3
Applications for project grants are due at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 3. Please see the grant guidelines for more information.
Young women, low income women and some minorities are disproportionately victims of domestic violence and rape. Women ages 20-24 are at greatest risk of nonfatal domestic domestic violence, and women age 24 and under suffer from the highest rates of rape.